Activities and Camping

Great days out with South West Lakes Trust

We have five Activity Centres across the region, where you can hire watersports equipment, launch your own craft or learn something new with our friendly and qualified instructors:

Extend your stay and camp at Roadford Campsite, Siblyback Campsite, Stithians Campsite, Tamar Campsite or Wimbleball Campsite.


Our lakes provide the perfect setting for a great day out in Cornwall, Devon and on Exmoor. Venture along our trails, encountering nature face to face. Refuel at our onsite cafés with delicious snacks, cakes and hot drinks. Enjoy a wide range of fun things to do – try an activity on or off the water for the very first time, shoot an arrow or swing through the trees, discover paddleboarding or explore our lakes by canoe. Extend your stay and enjoy a night under canvas, create a family holiday packed with new experiences creating lifelong memories.

Holidays like no other 

Keep the whole family entertained with a range of activities on and off the water. Our expertly trained instructors offer superb sessions for you to experience a day out like no other. From canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing to archery and high ropes – there’s plenty of outdoor activities to experience the ultimate day out or holiday with the family in Cornwall, Devon and on Exmoor. 

#ItsYourOutdoors - come and explore! 

Download our Camping and Activities Terms and Conditions. 

Third party insurance

Third party insurance is required when launching your own equipment at any of our lakes. Read more

Experience a different view of Cornwall

Whether your passion is watersports, angling, walking, cycling or simply enjoying nature with loved ones, you’ll find the perfect escape at South West Lakes’ picturesque locations in Cornwall. Read more

Archery

Hit the bullseye on our indoor and outdoor archery ranges at Roadford and Wimbleball. Archery is a great sport for building confidence and enjoying a sense of accomplishment - or healthy competition! Read more

High ropes

Our high ropes courses at Wimbleball and Roadford are designed to be great fun, challenging and really promote team work and communication. Read more

Windsurfing

Whether you want to brush up on your skills or you’re totally new to windsurfing – there’s no better time to get out on the water and explore the spectacular lakes of the South West. Read more